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: and friends of the family tell us there are many still at stanford hospital. we have another crew there monitoring the situation. chp said the four family members not ejected were all wearing their seat belt. investigators say they are looking at another critical piece of information in this investigation. we're forking on that for 6:00. -- we're working on that for 6:00. >>> a big rig jackknifed today. four other vehicles were involved. no injuries were reported. now, this accident happened aft about 10:15 this morning. as you can't see from these pictures three lanes were blocked for more than an hour until this scene was cleared. >> retailers fighting for consumer spending led to a shopping rush across the bay area today, with consumers on the hunt for those black friday deals. we caught up with some people today who had been out for hours today. >> reporter: they have. a lot of people out well before sunrise, as you know, and if you take a look behind me right now here in union square, thousands still out here right now. many of these folks waiting for the annual macy's tree
technology for $90 million. they will use the facility for their operations. no additional details was given. president obama called solyndra a model of green technology and then went bankrupt later. >>> new health concerns about another type of energy product, this time it is the 5-hour energy which comes in a shot size bottle. ktvu's david stevenson tells us what led to the investigation. david? >> reporter: first, monster energy, now 5-hour energy is being scrutinized for possible link to injuries and deaths. >> reporter: she is a coordinator at ucsf and relies on 5-hour energy shots to give a boost. >> i try not to do it too often. only on days when i feel like i am sluggish. >> the food and drug administration is taking a closer look at the drink. they confirms to ktvu it received reports of 13 deaths and 30 reports of life threatening injuries since 2008. >> energy drinks are about two cups of coffee and kind of put together in a way that might encourage you to take multiple doses. >> reporter: they asked researchers to look into hundreds of cases involving a variety of energy drippin
, and $500 haircuts. so they have money. they are trying to tell us they don't. snee in ? response, they say they are $1.3 billion in debt. spokesperson sent you the a statement, saying the employees union workers are the best compensated for their classification in the region. our young -- our union employees make 20% more. 0 the spokesperson said we are acting as thoroughly at possible to address allegations of improper port expenditures. coming up at 6:00 we will have more on what port workers said about the possibility of a strike at the maritime pork and oakland -- port and the oakland airport if the issues do not get resolved in time for the holiday season. >>> more details on the investigation on possible inappropriate behavior by port officials. as ally mentioned, our investigation found that two port executives had spent $4500 in public money at a strip club in houston. those two executives are now owner administrative leave. and we recently showed you video of two oakland police officer making late night visits to a karaoke club that neighbors think might be a front for prostitutio
there are reports about it everywhere. rob roth tells us that seems to be creating a ground swell for action. you talked to a congresswoman about that this today. >> reporter: right. we're standing on 3rd avenue made up of mostly mom and pop shops just like main street usa. folks here say they not only are hoping political leaders avoid the so-called fiscal cliff, they're expecting them to find a solution this to what economists call a potential looming catastrophe. the path leading away from the fiscal cliff goes through congress, but can democrats and republicans reach a compromise? democratic congresswoman says compromise is possible because democrats are willing to discuss budget cuts and republicans don't want the tax cuts initiated by president george w. bush to expire at the end of the year. >> with that looming the republicans have a reason to find a means to salvage something for their side. >> reporter: house minority leader issued a statement urging congress to extend the tax cults to couples earning under $250,000 a year. let's sit down and get the job done. every day we delay adds to
'm used to the rain. >> reporter: for those looking past thanksgiving already we watched as these two big rigs rolled up carrying 1200 trees. we'll take you to an auto mechanic shop and show you how the rain, wind, this weather and the holiday are kind of jamming up business there. live in san rafel, i'm john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. >> we have significant weather out there in the pacific. take a look, live storm tracker shows you rain but also the massive system. most of the activity is going to fall north of this line. so the cold front lies pretty much right now just north of the bay area proper. up towards santa rosa coming in close. what you'll see is the heavier rain showers. that's the front. it's not moving. this thing is dragging. it's going to be slow. typically a front would roll through the bay area in a few hours. it's not. it's just sitting up there. you can see heavier rain just north up towards the fountain grove area. they're getting heavy rain. we'll head out towards the park area a little further south. you have a little bit of a break there as those showers are sto
their father. >> such a sad, sad moment. not because of just what has been taken from us because of what was taken from everyone else. >> the police chief explained last summer he met him. >> i am here to condemn that senseless act of violence against this man. this man was more than just a number, he was a family member, a son, a dad, a cousin. >> reporter: a plea for information that might explain why. neighbors keep flames burning. >> reporter: the department won't say if the killers left with money or merchandise but they are putting together a reward for any information leading to an arrest. jade hernandez. >>> s.w.a.t. served a search warrant this important. the operation started at 5:30 a.m. this morning. commanders would say only it was related to a violent crime recently. neighbors say the raid woke them up. >> they asked me to go to the back of the apartment. that is when they searched. >> police didn't find the person they were looking for but wouldn't provide further details. >> the chp is on parole in oakland, at 6:00 p.m., the impact police believe the extra boots
meteorologist bill martin has been telling us about the storms since monday. he is live to show us how the storm intensifies in the coming hours. >> this storm is a big deal. we got the break today. that is great news. tomorrow morning's commute, the worst we have seen in a long time. this weather system will work its way south over the next 12 hours. it will be wet. heavy rain north. we are getting showers in santa rosa. the heavy rain is in the basin. santa rosa getting showers. that heavy rain works its way south as we go through the evening hours into tomorrow morning. the headline in the weather department, news room, friday morning's commute. we will see flooding. we will see dangerous cross winds on the bridges. we have a wind advisory, flood watch and we will see longer commute times. mass transit is a good idea tomorrow and we are talking about maybe carpooling or working from home. it will be wet, especially in the north bay. this storm with wind and rain hitting on your friday morning commute. when i come back the latest computer mod. we want to get through -- model. we want to get th
to the scene after several large trees fell across the road. fire crews in occidental used their chainsaws to clear the road. according to one fireman, toppled in wet and windy weather. he also said they were lucky the downed trees didn't pull down any power lines. >>> the weather caused major problems with sfo. they are still trying to catch up tonight. mike meback is at the airport and how sfo had to reconfigure its runways. mike? >> the airport definitely took a hit. right now it's getting a break from the weather. quite a day from the folks upstairs. passengers coming in the afternoon, they are starting to roll in. >> a wild wednesday at san francisco international. hundreds of passengers greeted with at least 90 cancellations and dozens of delays for westbound folks. >> 10:15, 9:45. >> out in the tarmac, planes were stacked in a line inching their way toward clearance and once they got up, air traffic control said it was a bumpy flight. >> and has not beep a good ride around romeo 464. >> low clouds and fog, rain. >> gusty winds meant immediate changes out of the airport. >> when it d
in giving back to those, the veterans that dedicated to much so us. >> reporter: currently, mission solano houses 20 veterans. it is opened 24 hours a day. >>> at arlington cemetery, families can use an app to find their loved ones. there was a scandal regarding unmarked graves. since then, they photographed the graves and created a mobile phone app. >>> a second woman linked to the david petraeus scandal is asking for privacy tonight. jill kelly brought the affair to life. she claims broadwell sent her threatening e-mails warning her to stay away from petraeus. he was stunned to learn about the threatening e-mails. the sudden resignation of petraeus left congress if you wereious. they want to know -- why they were not told earlier. some senators want to know if national security was put at risk. >> the general accepted down days before he was expected to be here testifying in front of the senate intelligence committee on the benghazi at tacks. the cia is in the spotlight as they prepared to be grilled about the attack. they are now criticizing the fbi, the department of justice and the wh
that police raided his home. but police say he's been working with us and we really like this guy so a lot of contradictory situation. >> last week four of mcafee's dogs were poisoned. and there are reports that mcafee and fall did not get alon. mcafee has started his company in 1994. >>> a man has been convicted of several rapes and now faces life in prison. david stevenson is live at the courthouse and tells us why it took so long to have the charges read. >> reporter: the charges were so numerous it took 39 minutes to read all of the verdicts. >> we the jury find the defendant fredrick a.dosser jr. guilty of the crime. >> reporter: a jury convicted dosser in connection with four brutal rapes last year. >> this is a man who does not belong in our community,frankly he's an animal. >> reporter: prosecutors say each rape became progressively more violent with victims beaten, choked, dragged or thrown on the pavement. all three victims testified against him. >> we the jury in the above entitled action find the defendant fredrick a.dosser not guilty of attempted murder. >> reporter: prosecuto
rain played havoc with construction projects. >> they gave us half a day off. we are glad it rained. >> reporter: others not so glad. one called the weather bipolar. >> sunny and beautiful and then, of course, two hours later down pours. >> reporter: back live now you can see the unstable air. this sathunderstorm and it is gorgeous -- this is a thunderstorm and it is gorgeous. illuminated by the sun. a lot more unstable air is on the way. we can see it off shore. so keep the warm gloves and coats handy. health and science editor john fowler ktvu channel 2 news. [ music playing ] >>> live storm tracker 2, we see the showers and you can see in the mountains, the purple up here here, snow falling around the foothills. heavy snow and it is coming down to 3,000 feet in the next few hour. closer now. you will see the rain moving into san jose right now. the san francisco commute. we are seeing shower activity south towards san jose. it is light right now. half moon bay, showers up there as well. this scattered showers activity, this area, this area, west side of san jose swings through th
to handle the crisis. port officials will not tell us they are paying the second firm, the first firm, $400 per hour. according to published reports, he says they have lead to millions of dollars in business here at the port. the port expects to get an update on the investigation when it meets tomorrow. at the port of oakland, eric rasmussen. >> > >> reporter: you can see from these pictures taken late today, workers have made significant progress in cleaning us the massive mess. how hay figures into their efforts, mike has the story. >> >> reporter: you nailed it. hay will be playing a pretty big ricky foley in this incident. let me set the stage for you right now. behind me, a neighborhood park. there is a few feet of mud below it. this mud will stay here throughout this coming weekend, the focus is on the hillside above and the storm brewing off the coast. day two in daily city, one filled with spraying -- >> people play there or walk their dogs. >> doesn't look like it today. >> not any more. >> reporter: buried, a critical one in the park. today, the hunt to find it got underway. meant
or we'll see if the cowboys want to bother using that time-out. >> troy: we'll see whether or not the cowboys learned anything from tampa bay. if they're just going to say, okay, game over and accept it or if they're going to come off the ball. >> joe: it looks like it is thanksgiving. yep. and that is going to do it on thanksgiving as both teams will leave here with records of 5-6. in the nfc east, it is wide open with the giants playing on sunday night at home against the green bay packers. and then the redskins get a bit of a break and they will host the giants next weekend. lowe's post-game show is coming up. then "live x-factor" back after this. i look at her, and i just want to give her everything. yeah, you -- you know, everything can cost upwards of...[ whistles ] i did not want to think about that. relax, relax, relax. look at me, look at me. three words, dad -- e-trade financial consultants. so i can just go talk to 'em? just walk right in and talk to 'em. dude, those guys are pros. they'll hook you up with a solid plan. they'll -- wa-- wa-- wait a minute. bobby?
of year. pg & e had dozens of crews throughout the bay trimming trees away from power lines. >> they used directional pruning techniques to do that. every year we patrol every single mile of our transmission and distribution line that's more than 130,000 miles every year. >> reporter: workers are monitoring weather changes hour by hour, heavily staffing areas, expected to be hit the hardest but ready to move crews as storms arrive. >> we expect the storms to hit hardest here in marin and parts down in the peninsula as well. >> reporter: marin had public works crews checking for potential problem spots. >> what they are concerned about right now especially in west marin are the hillsides and the trees. the trees are going to cause some major problems if we have gusts between 35 and 55-mile an hour tomorrow. >> reporter: in addition to being prepared with fresh batteries and flashlights, pg & e is recommending you take some empty bottle waters, fill them up and freeze them. do that tonight in case your power goes out in the next few days you have a way to keep your food fresh for longer. ca
was able to use education to blackmail voters into supporting his tax increase. the voters were duped. but edge cater believe -- educators believe they care about funding public schools. alex savage, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> california state university is set to refund students for tuition increase after voters approved prop 30. the tax boost is expected to bring in $8.5 billion. they will now issue refunds, give credits and reconfigure financial aid packages. >>> a competing measure lost by a wide margin. prop 38 would have increases taxes on earnings using sliding scale, for twelve years. >> we have made a great start with prop 38. we have raised consciousness about a problem that california has which is the underfunding of its children. >> she financed the measure with $47 million of her own money. >> the election brings relief to san francisco city college. voters approved proposition a, it will provide $14 million to city college each year for the next 8 years. it comes at a critical time for the school that is facing financial problems and a threat to its accreditation. >>> the
trips to the basin too. >> that is us with the boat. >>> for several years he tried to break the blockade of gaza. >> the policy is to keep the palestinians homeless and poor. >> reporter: with friends on both side, it is sad to see it on the brink. >> i understand why both sides do what they do. and i think there is a better way. >> reporter: on that point they agree. >> we need to bring pressure on both sides to achieve a solution. >> i think it is hard for all of us. no one wants to live under harsh conditions. >> look from news chopper 2. this is happening right now. we have a few hundred people here on the sidewalks. if you are traveling in this area, it is reduced traffic flow through here but traffic is getting through. one of the organizers here from the protesters told me they will begin their march around 6:00 p.m. they might be marching to union square. reporting live in san francisco, noelle walker, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the woman who had an extra marital affair with former cia director david petraeus said she is devastated by the damage done. we have video of
. we have been saying that for many years for the raiders. we have another guest for us, branch, i believe, go ahead, fred. >> yes, mark, it is branch, safety this tampa bay team had so many weapon here. we talk about martin, a big record performance, those receivers, jackson, 6'5, those guys are receiving wise that are tough to go one-on-one with. >> yes. they have a good corp. we had a game plan. did not execute the game plan. if we execute it we can. >> we knew we had to stop the deep ball. we knew we had to control martin. >> you guys came in with a bit of confidence, winning two in a row, but did you feel like, okay, we are going to have to outscore these guys or did you think you could hold them down. >> we thought we could stop them. we have a lot of confidence in our guys. >> martin, i know the game plan for him, what kind of runner was he? what surprised him. >> a good running back. strong and fast and he makes good cuts and plays. >> there seem to be a lot of penalties out there. you were able to take advantage of some of their appellant penalties. you guys were within th
a suspicious fire destroyed their belongings. ktvu's lorainne blanco tells us the fire took some of those most precious items. >> reporter: for the second straight morning, firefighters tamed flames in an oakland carport. this fire started near a buick at 41st and market, destroying two cars and a motorcycle. >> they were basically near our house. you could hear the explosions, see the fire. >> reporter: deandre brown didn't have time to worry about his car or his things. all he could think about was bringing his wife and twin toddlers to safety. >> i can't even really imagine, like, what i'm going through around the holiday, the family. it's just terrible. >> reporter: this car was the family's only transportation, and the stuff that was inside that metal storage unit was just as important. >> i don't know what to do with it. like, this is their first baby clothes. i put this on them when they were in the hospital to come home and now it's all ruined! >> reporter: also ruined, the kids clothes, their stroller and all of their toys. >> i'm counting my blessings and thank god that it wasn't our
all the way out to the ocean. crews say they used a bleach mixture to disinfect the promenade before opening it. but the beach will be closed for up to a week. >> just so people don't come in contact with it or have their dogs in it. then we'll go ahead and do the water quality testing, which we do normally, to make sure the bacteria levels are low enough to reopen it. >> reporter: they are also taking data and investigating the pressure level and what caused the backup. crews posted signs today warning residents and surfers. some people said they were concerned about the contamination. >> because it's pollution and you can get sick from it. yeah, it does. as you see, there's nobody in the water. >> reporter: and we do have a live look now for you from news chopper 2 of the scene. they are cleaning up. they expect to get lab results back tomorrow that should indicate whether it's safe for people to go into the water. but, again, back here live, the great highway closed for about four blocks between balboa and fulton. reporting live, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> in san jose, police are lo
but told us he's been with the department since 2005 and earns a salary between 79 and $100,000 a year. we learned that tong served as an exporter of arms at this gun store and briefly ran a gun shop in san bruno before filing for bankruptcy in july. >> and late this afternoon the district attorney's office told us eight years in state prison if convicted. now, coming up at 6:00, what we've learned about tong's background including a string of angry creditors that he has left behind. for now reporting live, david steven son, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we are on storm watch tonight. tonight people in that neighborhood in daily city where there was a huge mid spill earlier this week are on edge worried about whether the hillside is stable. carol lou is there tonight and tells us why the city says they don't have to worry. carol. >> well, you see there's rain out here right now. i can tell you this is certainly making a lot of the residents nervous by the city tells us this area has been weatherize today handle the additional rain anticipated this weekend. the rain is rattling nerves in this da
to take the day off tomorrow as he planned for election day. ktvu's rita williams tells us he is planning a trip to pennsylvania and ohio. both key battleground states. >> reporter: this is now down to the final dash. and it will end for mitt romney right here in this convention hall in boston tomorrow night. >> reporter: the scene is set here where tomorrow night mitt romney will win, concede or continue to wait. >> we could begin a better tomorrow tomorrow and with the help of the people in florida, that is what will happen. >> the man at the top of the ticket was hitting four swing states, starting in florida. 29 votes. then to virginia and ohio, the battleground state showing president obama with a tiniest of leads. and finally new hampshire. with its 4 electoral votes. >> depending on how you get to 270, 4 electoral votes, 6, that could make the difference. . >> reporter: she now teaches at harvard where mitt romney got his degree. she says the race could go either way. but not impossible to call where he was governor. poms show he will -- polls show he will not win here. >> we will
for us to. >> a new field poll shows two state tax measures on next week's ballot are both in danger of losing. the governor's proper 30, the income and sales tax initiative is still leading but -- [inaudible] below the 50% majority for a win. another one, proposition 38 is losing by a wider margin. >> berkeley city council has voted not to cooperate with the federal government's secure communities program. under the program local officials send automatic alerts to immigration officials when noncitizens are arrested. that has led to 80,000 deportations. city councilmembers said noncitizens shouldn't be treated differently from citizens since most often go to the custody of county that cooperate it probably won't make a difference. >> yahoo auto has named the tesla model s as it's car of the year. it can seat seven. it's called a future shock of an electric sedan. it costs more than $60,000. >> the rain held off for the parade today. let's see if it'll hold off for the trick or treating. >> i don't think so. i think especially the north bay it's its raining right now. i have rep
have officers looking for witnesses. others are searching for video that could possibly help us in the investigation, and we also have officers canvassing the area, looking for possible suspects. >> they're still trying to find the suspects. no injuries were reported. >>> san francisco general hospital is demanding compensation from the los angeles dodger for the treatment of brian toe. they are -- brian stow. they are seeking 1.2 million. >> i do think the level of care that i know he has received since over an entire baseball season now, the billed a up, and i do think that there is some negligence case that they probably have. >> the hospital wants the money from former dodgers owner frank mccourt who is accused of providing lack security in the dodgers stadium parking lot where the beating happened. >>> authorities in humble county have called off the search for a 16-year-old boy who died saturday while trying to save the family dog in in the ocean. the boy and his parents all went into the ocean. the parents both drowned. the coast guard searched for the boy but called off
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